Audit Senior Managers - Financial Services
KPMG
London, United Kingdom
3d ago

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We are currently looking for qualified Accountants at Senior Manager level to join our Financial Services Audit departments, comprised of Banking, Insurance and Investment Management during a significant period of growth.

There are multiple opportunities available in our London office.

Role and Responsibilities

The Role :

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile Financial Services clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service.

Your responsibilities will include :

Responsibilities :

  • Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality
  • Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required A
  • Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients
  • Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability
  • Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters
  • Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise
  • Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry
  • Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Investment Management or Insurance audits
  • Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work
  • Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team
  • Be part of the Investment Management or Insurance department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives
  • Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential
  • Building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry
  • Experience & Skills required :

  • Professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
  • Recent and extensive financial statement audit experience within the Financial Services (Banking / Insurance / Investment Management) Sector
  • Recent and extensive external audit experience at Senior Manager level in the Financial Services sector within a professional services environment
  • Recent demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Financial Services expertise
  • Experience working on tenders
  • Ability to demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
  • Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
  • Experience adding to the audit department outside of day to day delivery (e.g. developing and leading training)
  • Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
  • Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
  • Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
  • Opening date : 3 / 12 / 2019

    Closing date : 30 / 12 / 2019

    Competitive salary plus negotiable benefits

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